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Tag Archives: Contract

Forum-selection clause enforced to transfer case (access required)

Where the parties agreed that any dispute would be litigated in the Eastern District of Virginia, a company alleging fraudulent conduct in connection with cash advance agreements must litigate its claims in the EDVA. Although one count was not subject ...

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No federal question jurisdiction over contract dispute (access required)

Where parties disputed whether the plaintiff’s right to purchase an affordable housing development was triggered, there was no federal question jurisdiction. Although the housing development was created to take advantage of federal tax credits, resolution of the claims did not ...

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Staffing company sued for tortious interference (access required)

Where a staffing company allegedly engaged in “sharp dealing” when it induced employees to breach valid restrictive covenants with their prior employer, the tortious interference claim survived a motion to dismiss. Background Apex Systems LLC alleges that Beacon Hill Staffing ...

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No preliminary injunction in noncompete contract case (access required)

Even though the parties’ non-competition contract is enforceable on its face against defendant, who is plaintiff’s former employee, plaintiff is denied a preliminary injunction because it has not shown irreparable harm or that the equities tip in its favor. Background ...

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Suit transferred to SDNY due to interrelatedness with prior suit (access required)

Where the parties in this breach of contract suit are already involved in litigation in the Southern District of New York, and that litigation was connected to this one, this suit was transferred to New York. Background Robert Turcotte alleges ...

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